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Law Firm Services

Shepard Schwartz & Harris understands the challenges that multi-partner and multi-state law practices face regarding their reporting. We provide financial and strategic guidance to several Chicago-based large and specialty legal and other professional practices.

Services Tailored to the legal industry

Financial Reporting

  • Consolidation of records from multiple locations
  • Year-end adjustments, including depreciation methods, accrual-to-cash adjustments and other reporting adjustments required
  • Consultation and guidance regarding treatment of certain transactions
  • Analysis of balance sheet and expense accounts
  • Preparation of financial statements and current disclosure requirements

Tax Planning and Reporting

  • Multi-state tax compliance
  • Partnership income tax consultation and compliance
  • Sales and use tax compliance
  • Payroll tax withholding and filing

Business Advisory

  • Partnership agreement services including buy/sells, valuations, etc.
  • Merger & acquisition support
  • Employment tax advice and compliance
  • Employee benefits advice and consulting
  • Retirement savings program consultation
  • Internal office process efficiency modeling

Individual Partner Planning

  • Education planning
  • Retirement planning
  • Estate and gift planning
  • Individual income tax planning and compliance

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